My Current Read:

Salman Rushdie - Midnight's Children


Some Words About Some Words

With the final moments ticking away on this first decade of the second millennium (... I know, you purists; the decade doesn't start until 2011. Well, a decade is ten years. You can count your damn decades starting whenever you damn well please...


Breaking the Box

Those who dance are considered insane by those who can't hear the music.

Thanks again, George.
As we now know (and if you do not know, click here), the new year must begin again immediately following Christ's Mass.
The reason this saddens me, in this case, is because George Carlin's wisdom will be coming to an end in exactly five (5) quotes from now.

Of course, I can run out into the brimstone brushfire known also as a shopping mall to buy myself a new quote calendar on this twenty-sixth day of December, this two-thousand-ninth year of our lord --


Meaning From A Calendar

I have a quote-of-the-day calendar from George Carlin. One of those deals where you pull off a page each day, reading something the dearly-departed comedian had to say while contributing to the environmental crisis by sacrificing nine square inches of paper for each day's quote.

Sometimes I think that if Christmas didn't fall right before the new year, the calendar business would have imploded...

Is there anybody out there?

A nearly new year, a totally new blog.

I wonder with these things, in the wide wide world of the web, if there's anybody out there reading these words. Likely for this first posting, no.

Question: If a blog falls flat in the middle of the Internet, and there's nobody there to hear it, does it make a sound?